PIA PAKARINEN

LOS ANGELES FINNISH INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION 2014

LOS ANGELES FINNISH INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION 2014 Kiitos Consul General Juha Markkanen and Tuula Markkanen for hosting such a beautiful celebratory event in Los Angeles. Quoting from Ava Anttila’s most recent…

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FINNISH CELEBRITIES IN HOLLYWOOD – PART 1

Reporter, pictures: Tomi Hinkkanen One must humbly admit that Finland cannot even begin to compete with our dear neighbor, Sweden, when it comes to movie stars and other Hollywood luminaries.…

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A STAR-STUDDED FINNISH HUB

Reporter, pictures: Tomi Hinkkanen Consul general Kirsti Westphalen hosting the Finnish Hub on the tennis court of the consul general's residence in Bel Air. The newly created forum for the…

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BLUE AND WHITE – LA CELEBRATED THE FINNISH INDEPENDENCE + PHOTO GALLERY

STORY: INDEPENDENCE DAY GALA REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN It was a memorable evening at the Bel Air residence of the Finnish Consul General of Los…

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PÄIVI AND SANTERI – MODERN DAY FINNISH NOMADS

PÄIVI AND SANTERI: MODERN DAY NOMADS REPORTER:  TOMI HINKKANEN PICTURES PROVIDED BY PÄIVI AND SANTERI Päivi and Santeri Kannisto were a well-to-do Finnish couple with all the trappings of a…

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THE PIA PAKARINEN PHENOMENON

STORY: PIA PAKARINEN REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN MAKE-UP AND HAIR: KRISTINA DUFF Pia Pakarinen by Jonny Kahleyn  © The Finnish beauty queen was crowned Miss…

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